Issue No.9 Summer
(July 2005)


ENS News

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Tapping Unusual Quarters

ENS Events

ETRAP 2005

ENC 2005

PIME 2006

RRFM 2006

Topnux 2006

Member Societies & Corporate Members

News from Germany

News from Romania

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YGN Report

Forum 2005

Jan Runermark Award

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FORATOM on Baltic sea Region

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Japan: green light for Monju

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ETRAP 2005

ETRAP 2005
23-25 November 2005 in Brussels


RRFM 2006RRFM 2006

RRFM 2006
30 April - 3 May 2006 in Sofia, Bulgaria



The British Nuclear Energy Society, supported by the European Nuclear Society, will be hosting the 2006 Topical Meeting on New Reactor Systems (TopNux).

Securing the Future – The Role of Nuclear” is the theme of the three day international event in London at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre from 21 to 23 March 2006.

The purpose of the conference is to present:

  • The role of nuclear energy and the prospects for future reactor systems as part of a diversified energy mix and energy policy

  • The experience in various countries in demonstrating operational and economic performance of nuclear power plants, existing and new build and waste management experience.

  • An international showcase for reactor designs that are being deployed, near to deployment or being licensed

  • Proposed policy options and resolution of issues for new builds

  • Longer-term strategies for advanced reactors such as High Temperature Reactors and Generation IV concepts

The conference will bring together senior representatives from governments, industry and academia from around the world. Many leading global energy industry players and interested politicians will be involved including eminent individuals from outside the nuclear industry.

The speaker list includes:

  • Malcolm Wicks, UK Energy Minister

  • Kang Rixin, President, China National Nuclear Corporation

  • Anne Lauvergeon, Chairman of AREVA

  • James Lovelock, UK environmentalist

  • Robert van Adel, Chairman of AECL

  • Roland Schenkel, Director General of the EU Joint Research Centre

  • J.J. Lee, President of Korean Power Utility

  • Jim Lake, Director Nuclear Programs at Idaho National Laboratory

  • Takeo Fujie, Vice-President of JAPC

Abstracts for poster presentations are welcome. The deadline for submission is 15 September 2005.

Companies are invited to participate in the industrial exhibition and Reactor Showcase that will be organised in conjunction with TopNux 2006 - a perfect opportunity to reach a highly targeted, high-level audience.

For further information and abstract forms, please contact the TopNux Conference Secretariat:

TopNux 2006 Conference Secretariat

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